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Geoengineering and Terraforming aerosols commonly known as "Chemtrails" are really big buisness. Weather modification is an everyday event here in the US and Canada.Around the world as well. I'm a witness to it.There are very few days now that you don't see haze streaks , or a permanent haze in some cities; Shame . Never to see a truly clear sky.
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Has The Primary Geoengineering Materials Supplier Been Identified?  Geoengineering Watch

Floodwaters that tore through two Michigan dams Tuesday now pose a larger environmental risk as they encroach on hazardous waste sites owned by chemical giant Dow, according to The New York Times.

Water from the Tittabawassee River near Midland, Mich., has already reached retaining ponds full of brine at the company’s complex where it still produces plastic and other chemicals.
Michigan flooding risks damage to hazardous waste sites: report | TheHill

A team of scientists has successfully produced in a laboratory setting a coral that is more resistant to increased seawater temperatures.

Thousands of residents of central Michigan were told to evacuate immediately Tuesday evening after floodwaters caused two dams to fail.

A state of emergency was declared for Midland County, about 150 miles north of Detroit. A flash flood emergency was in effect Wednesday night for the entire length of the Tittabawassee River in Midland County after the failure of the Edenville and Sanford dams.
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Dams Failed in Central Michigan; Evacuations Underway

UK scientists have created the first wide-area maps of microscopic algae growing in coastal Antarctica.

Satellite observations were used to count nearly 1,700 patches where large blooms had turned snow cover green.

The team says the photosynthesising organisms are an important “sink” for pulling carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.
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Antarctic Algal Bloom:

Stay-at-home orders around the world have set the stage for an unintentional experiment: What happens to the planet when some of the most polluting activities grind to a halt?
Emissions drop during pandemic creates unexpected challenge | TheHill

The Grand Canyon National Park will reopen some areas to visitors beginning this weekend.
Grand Canyon begins reopening with limited access | TheHill

Central Park saw its first snowfall during May in decades as a cold snap hit the Northeast Friday night into the weekend.

A polar vortex that moved in from the north drove down temperatures across the Northeast while the West Coast was experiencing mid-summer-level heatwaves. From New Hampshire to California, there was, at one point, a 100-degree difference between highs and lows.
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Record snowfall in Northeast sees first May snow in Central Park since 1977 | Fox News

A potentially record-breaking snowstorm is headed for the Northeast this weekend, and it could bring historic snowfall totals to the inner Northeast and New England.

A storm system barreling into the Northeast will clash with winter cold associated with the polar vortex on Friday, bringing the potential for heavy, wet snow across the inner Northeast. At the same time, the rest of the I-95 corridor could see heavy rain.
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Record-Breaking May Snowstorm Headed for Northeast

A snowstorm is forecasted for this weekend across the interior of the Northeast as well as New England. The May snowstorm has the potential to drop a foot or more of snow in some locations.
Snowstorm Headed For Northeast This Weekend | Forecasted To Be Record Breaking

Inspired to change the world by the coronavirus outbreak, more than 200 Hollywood stars (and a handful of scientists) signed onto an editorial this week, urging the leaders and people of the world to pursue a “radical transformation” of our economies and values.

The actors and actresses, including Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Jane Fonda, and more of the exact stars you would expect to sign on to a document like this, say that if we miss the chance to reform in the wake of the pandemic, we will witness the “massive extinction of life on Earth.”
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Restore American Glory   » Hollywood Elite Call for “Radical Transformation” of the World

UK government advisors say post-pandemic recovery funds should go to firms reducing carbon emissions.
Coronavirus: UK warned to avoid climate change crisis - BBC News

Areas such as India, Australia and Africa are predicted to be among the worst affected.
Climate change: More than 3bn could live in extreme heat by 2070 - BBC News

The coronavirus pandemic is truly showing us who the real snakes in Congress are. We already had an idea, of course, given how many right-wing lawmakers deny climate science, but even in the face of endless death, these fools continue to ignore science and public health all in the name of good ol’ American pandering.
Rep. Harris Questions Study Linking Air Pollution to Coronavirus Deaths

A federal court on Friday vacated 287 oil and gas leases issued by the U.S.
Court vacates nearly 300 oil and gas leases on public lands | TheHill

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An ozone hole over the Arctic that was the largest ever recorded there has closed, according to the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS). And its beginning and end have nothing to do with climate change, global warming or a reduction in air pollution because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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The secretary-general of the United Nations says the world should take advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to advance green energy programs to combat climate change.

"We have a rare and short window of opportunity to rebuild our world," António Guterres said in an address Tuesday to the Petersberg Virtual Dialogue, a conference in Berlin.
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U.N. Chief Insists Coronavirus Recovery Must Address Greenhouse Gases

A roughly fifteen-mile-long ice jam is causing significant flooding in the Alberta, Canada town of Fort McMurray and nearby areas.

Ice-jam flooding in Canada forced 15,000 to evacuate, mayor asked for military jets to bomb 15-mile jam to loosen it.
Massive Ice Jam Caused Flooding In Canada

Showtime has promoted Erin Calhoun to the role of executive vice president of communications. She will succeed Johanna Fuentes, who is leaving Showtime Networks to head up global communications at Warner Bros.

Calhoun will assume her new role on May 4, relocating to Showtime’s west coast office. She is currently the senior vice president of corporate communications at Showtime. In her new role, he will report directly to David Nevins, chairman and CEO of Showtime Networks Inc.
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Showtime Promotes Erin Calhoun to Executive VP of Communications – Variety


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